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Throwaway Style: Shannon & the Clams Stand on the Edge of Sweeping Change on Year of the Spider

On their lavish and stirring sixth album, the Portland-via-Bay Area band explore massive life changes and adversity with arguably their most diverse set of songs. Martin Douglas explores.


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Chanarah Pens An Undeniable Anthem Alognside Holly Michelle and Mowett with “That Pop Tho”

The Seattle artists' music feels like the antithesis to the “Seattle freeze,” beckoning our passive-aggressive, introverted selves to let down our guards and actually enjoy ourselves for once.


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Throwaway Style: The 24 Karat Shine of Goldenbeets

The rising, Portland-based hip-hop producer lets Martin Douglas in on his golden era influences, his process, and the banger that put him on the map.


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Announcing the DAY IN • DAY OUT Festival w/ CHVRCHES, KAYTRANADA, and Other Bands Without All-Caps Names

This new Seattle music festival will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 4-5, at the Fisher Green Pavilion in Seattle Center.


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Throwaway Style: Rose City Band's Earth Trip and This Sweltering Early Summer

As the streets of Seattle and Tacoma were scorched by an unprecedented heatwave, Martin Douglas wrote a grouchy heatwave diary to the sounds of Ripley Johnson's latest opus.


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LIV† Explores the Heights and Depths of Black Queer Love in "Sade to Infinity" (KEXP Premiere)

The immensely talented Seattle R&B singer/songwriter provides a vivid music video for her latest EP's certified makeout anthem in celebration of Pride Weekend.


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Sub Pop 30th Anniversary Count-Up

In 2018, KEXP celebrated the 30th anniversary of local record label Sub Pop with a four-month retrospective, "counting up" every catalog number in their vast discography of over 1,200 releases. Dig into the archives of our catalog coverage, featuring in-depth coverage on the history of their releases.


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